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  • Qualification

    BA - Bachelor of Arts

  • Location

    Open College Of The Arts

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Study a Moving Image degree with OCA

Our BA (Hons) Moving Image degree is a broad art-focused programme of study, for those wanting to work with film and video. Spanning digital formats, video, and traditional film, this course offers opportunities for exploration and risk-taking whilst helping you define strong critical contexts for your working processes.

Ywell as visual culture more broadly, and its related social, ethical and philosophical discourses. Weou will learn by doing – making films from the beginning of your studies. Throughout your learning journey you will gain an awareness of historic and contemporary moving image practice, as encourage a diversity of practices – artists using film, video installation, animation, documentary, abstract film, and script driven narrative cinema – we want you to draw upon, challenge and remap established approaches. Importantly, we encourage ambition and criticality.

You will be supported by staff who possess extensive skills and knowledge and practice as artists, filmmakers and photographers.

Careers & Employability

Upon completing the BA (Hons) Moving Image degree, you’ll be set with skills to help you navigate the workplace. You could use your practice as a videographer, 3D Designer, animator or photographer, the possibilities are endless. Prospects can help you with a variety of options of where your degree could take you.

In 2017 the Department for Culture, Media, & Sport estimated there were some 3.12 million jobs in the UK creative economy, and 80,000 new jobs were created in 2017 alone. The creative industries are growing faster than any other sector in the UK.

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University information

Open College of the Arts

  • Campus address

    Open College Of The Arts, Michael Young Arts Centre, Redbrook Business Park Wilthorpe Road, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S75 1JN, England

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